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effect of environment on the behavior patterns of nursing home residents by Daniel Robert Krause

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Published in Dekalb, Ill .
Written in English


  • Old age homes -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Nursing home patients -- Psychology.

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Statementby Daniel R. Krause.
LC ClassificationsBF724.8 .K7 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 72 l.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5752679M
LC Control Number71026951

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